Police tape

Colonial Heights police are investigating the shooting death of a 3-year-old boy.

Police identified the victim as Avion Talley of Colonial Heights.

Sgt. Renee Walters, a spokeswoman for the department, said police were called to the 100 block of Bruce Avenue in Colonial Heights around 6:45 a.m. Friday about a shooting.

“Officers and medical personnel from Colonial Heights Fire and EMS responded and they determined a juvenile male ... was deceased on the scene,” Walters said.

Walters said the incident is still in the preliminary part of the investigation and that there had been no arrest.

“We do not feel that there is any danger to the public. We’re not actively looking for anyone at this point even though it’s preliminary; we believe everything to be contained to this scene,” Walters said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Thad Johnson at (804) 524-8701 or Crime Solvers at (804) 748-0660.

— Frank Green

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